Content Details
Written By
MS, BDS
Reviewed By
Writing in Medical Sciences, Medical Writing, Advanced PG Diploma in Clinical Research
Last updated on:
22 Mar 2019 | 03:28 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Androfil 40 mg Capsule

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Androfil Capsule

Androfil Capsule side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Leg pain

How to use Androfil Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Androfil 40 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Androfil Capsule works

Androfil 40 mg Capsule is similar to the natural male hormone, testosterone. It works by replenishing the deficient testosterone levels in adult men. Lack of testosterone may cause various health problems including impotence, infertility, low sex drive, tiredness, depressive mood and bone loss.

Androfil Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Androfil 40 mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Androfil 40 mg Capsule is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
SAFE
Androfil 40 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Androfil 40 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Androfil 40 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Androfil 40 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Androfil 40 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Androfil 40 mg Capsule
₹16.74/Capsule
Andriol 40mg Capsule
Organon (India) Ltd
₹11.93/Capsule
save 29%
₹45.04/Capsule
169% costlier
Nuvir 40mg Capsule
Organon (India) Ltd
₹11.23/Capsule
save 33%
₹10.21/Capsule
save 39%
Andriol 40mg Testocap
Organon (India) Ltd
₹11.51/Capsule
save 31%

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Androfil 40 mg Capsule for the treatment of low testosterone levels.
  • It should be taken with food.
  • Your doctor may get your blood tests done regularly to monitor red blood cells, liver function, testosterone, and prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels while taking Androfil 40 mg Capsule.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as frequent or persistent erections, irritability, nervousness or weight gain after starting treatment with this medicine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Androfil

arrow
?? ???? hypogonadism problems is ?? ?? ???? ?? ???? ??? ???? ?????? ?? testosterone patch ????? ????? ???? ???? ?? 1 ????? ?? ???? ?? ?? ???? ?? ??? ????? ?? ??? ????? ?? ???? please information I am upset
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
First get total testosterone level done Testosterone supplements r available in capsule, gel and injectable forms
?? ???? ?? ???? hypogonadism problems is I am 28 years ??? ??? ?? ???? ??? ???? ???? ????? ???? ??? ???
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Kindly consult urologist and endocrinologist
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Androfil 40 mg Capsule?

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What is Androfil and what it is used for?

Androfil is a male sex hormone. It is used in the treatment of male hypogonadism (a condition in which the body does not produce enough testosterone).

Q. How and in what dose should I take Androfil?

It is recommended to take this medicine with food. The dose and duration for which you need to take this medicine is decided by your doctor depending on your exact medical condition. Make sure to follow the doctor’s advice. However, it is recommended to take it at the same time each day, to ensure consistent levels of medicine in the body.

Q. What are the common side effects of using Androfil?

The common side effects are increased red blood cells, diarrhea, stomach pain or discomfort, leg pain, dizziness, increased sweating, headache, acne, breast pain, and gynecomastia. If any of these side effects bother you, consult with the doctor.

Q. What are the few important things that I should know while taking Androfil?

Before and during treatment, your blood testosterone levels and your clinical symptoms will be closely monitored by your doctor. You may also be evaluated to rule out any pre-existing risk for prostatic cancer. Your doctor may also perform regular checks for your breast and prostate gland, while you are on this medicine.

Related Products

Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Snyder PJ. Androgens. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1195-206.
  2. Masters SB. Hypothalmic & Pituitary Hormones. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 719-22.
  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 1335-37.
  4. Canoe. Testosterone. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Drugs.com. Testosterone. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  6. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
MRP
167.38
10 capsules in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
+91
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are 100% genuine and all labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mg
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are 100% genuine.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.